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#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?
May 12, 2016

#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
After a brutal rape shook India in 2013, how has the country broached the issue of rape and sexual assault?
India: Storming the Temple of Saturn
May 03, 2016

India: Storming the Temple of Saturn

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Forced to abandon its tradition, a famous Indian temple opened its gates to women.

Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence
May 02, 2016

Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence

By Camilla Capasso
PNG has some of the highest levels of family and sexual violence in the world.

Institutionalizing Women’s Rights for Afghanistan’s Future
March 23, 2016

Institutionalizing Women’s Rights for Afghanistan’s Future

By M. Ashraf Haidari
The country still has much to do – but real progress is being made.

Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
March 16, 2016

Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India

By Sanjay Kumar
One Indian cafe has made it self a place of refuge and recovery for India's acid attack victims.
Fighting for India’s Women
December 02, 2015

Fighting for India’s Women

By Zigor Aldama with photos by Miguel Candela
The Gulabi Gang fights vigorously – and sometimes violently – for the rights of India’s beleaguered women.

Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea
June 02, 2015

Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea

By Helen Clark
Witchcraft killings are proving to be one of the country’s most persistent problems.
Can Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' Score Fans in India?
April 23, 2015

Can Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' Score Fans in India?

By Jack Detsch
Pakistan’s popular cartoon superhero is coming to India. Will audiences follow?

Farkhunda and the Future of Afghan Women
April 08, 2015

Farkhunda and the Future of Afghan Women

By Nasrin Amiri
Could the brutal murder of a young woman spark lasting change in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan’s 'Separate but Equal' Education System
April 02, 2015

Afghanistan’s 'Separate but Equal' Education System

By Saagar Enjeti
Despite Ashraf Ghani's pledges in the United States, Afghanistan still has a long way to go on women's rights.

Bamiyan Women’s Café: A Room of One’s Own for Afghan Women
March 13, 2015

Bamiyan Women’s Café: A Room of One’s Own for Afghan Women

By Sanjay Kumar
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar reports on a secluded women's cafe in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Women Strive for Political Influence
February 28, 2015

Afghanistan's Women Strive for Political Influence

By Jack Detsch
All three of President’s Ashraf Ghani’s female cabinet picks have been rejected by parliament.

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